Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?

A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when you are given just one of its sides?

This problem is about investigating whether it is possible to start at one vertex of a platonic solid and visit every other vertex once only returning to the vertex you started at.

The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?

Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .

A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?

Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?

We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4

A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.

Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.

Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

Add or subtract the two numbers on the spinners and try to complete a row of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!

Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.